My take on the recent events in Senegal.
Since I started this blog a little over a year and a half ago, the Fatou story is by far the most popular story. This story garnered the most feedback, the most commentary, the most views, and the most controversy ! Without further ado, let’s get into the sequel and find out what happened afterContinue reading “The Sequel Series: Fatou”
Lately, I’ve been searching for the answer to the question “what do you want to be when you grow up?” Nobody has asked me… the prompt is coming from me. The questions I get from others are more along the lines of “what do you do?” or “Do you like your job?” For what feelsContinue reading “What do you want to be when you get older?”
Feminism has such a negative connotation in Senegalese society and in this post, I give my two cents on the matter.
Note: This is part 3 of the Adama & Balla story. The prequels can be found under the “Inspired Stories” tab. The first part is called “Adama” and the second part is called “Balla.” Happy reading! **At the Ndiaye residence** Adama: I said, who the hell is this, Balla? Balla stuttered while attempting to comeContinue reading “The Sequel Series: Adama (and Balla)”
Early December 2020, I went to Sénégal with the intention of working remotely for part of my one month trip. I had my laptop, chargers, portable wifi modem, and workspace carved out. I was ready. Then I got in the country and automatically lost all motivation and drive to work. This blog post will beContinue reading “Top 5 Things I Learned About Working Remotely in Sénégal”
I watched the movie Cuties this past week and I have a couple of thoughts on it, just like the rest of the world it seems like. I’ll start with a brief background on the movie and Director and then get into what I thought of the movie. Cuties was released in France in AugustContinue reading “Cuties: Why this Movie Succeeded at Failing”
Let’s remember to be kind, gente, and compassionate towards people around us. We are all dealing with something, battling some demons, trying to get by. A little kindness goes a long way. Mental health remains a priority, especially during these challenging times. The CDC reports that every 11 minutes, someone dies by suicide. Every. 11.Continue reading “September: Suicide Prevention Month”
5 Years Ago I have great qualities. I care so much about people and if it were up to me, everyone would get what they want in life, myself included. However, that is not realistic. Especially not in my case. I tend to forget about my wishes trying to make sure that other people aroundContinue reading “A letter I wrote To Myself 5 years Ago”
I recently finished watching I May Destroy You on HBO Max and all I can say is WOW. Michaela Coel is a genius for this show and for so many reasons. I had to make a post dedicated to this masterpiece, especially since my viewing of the finale coincides with my latest YouTube episode aboutContinue reading ““I may destroy You” – the breath of fresh air we needed”